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Courses - Fall 2023
Israel Studies
Special Topics in Israel Studies; The United States and Israel: Likely or Unlikely Allies?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listing with GVPT368B. Credit only granted for ISRL329N or GVPT368B.

An examination of the U.S. - Israel relationship through historical and thematic lenses. Stretching from the pre-state era through the post-Cold War alliance and the intensive U.S. role mediating Arab-Israeli peace, which covers nearly a century of U.S. foreign policy. It will include domestic sources that have shaped U.S. policy, including public opinion, and conclude by examining scenarios for increased cooperation and managing tension in the relationship.